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Re: Is Farang an f word?

Being English born and spending half my life in Australia and being referred to as 'Pommie......' or 'Pom' on many occasions,you really do have to get used to it and get on with it.I've stated before that racism (conscious or unconscious)is there in all forms of society and political correctness is ...
by Jed Robinson
on Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:08 am
 
Forum: Living in Thailand - adjusting + settling in
Topic: Is Farang an f word?
Replies: 295
Views: 375212

Re: Farang and their seemingly paradoxical ways

Interesting points from both sides of the fence but agree with Huanohk that you have to surround your self with people of similar age background who have the same in common as yourself.Having traveled and lived in quite a few cities around the globe myself,I can categorically say that assimilation i...
by Jed Robinson
on Tue Jul 21, 2009 8:57 am
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Farang and their seemingly paradoxical ways
Replies: 57
Views: 47720

Re: Land purchase through Thai spouse forbidden: Land Dept

Wow!!Didn't realise how every one felt on this and not many positives at all to plan a long term future with this sort of thing hanging over every farangs head, after this development!You are right..Who would want to buy a place and risk their money going south to ...who/where?This of course could a...
by Jed Robinson
on Wed Jul 15, 2009 12:17 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Land purchase through Thai spouse forbidden: Land Dept
Replies: 182
Views: 159969

Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

I can see where some people are coming from ,but does any body seriously think that a normal Thai person should pay 400 baht to enter a national forest?Most farangs earn a considerable amount more than your normal Thai worker,so we can't honestly expect to pay a lower price for every thing.China on ...
by Jed Robinson
on Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:15 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
Views: 619893

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